Berkeley.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
42% 
Page structure
66% 
Link structure
68% 
Server
46% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.87 s
File size
50.60 kB
Words
485
Media files
14
Number of links
39 internal / 63 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Home - University of California, Berkeley
The length of the page title is perfect. (364 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
UC Berkeley pushes the boundaries of knowledge, challenges convention and expands opportunity to create the leaders of tomorrow.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (820 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.berkeley.edu/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en-us
Server location: United States of America
The following language is defined by HTML: en-us
Alternate/Hreflang Links
(Somewhat important)
There are no alternate links specified on this page.
Other meta tags
(Somewhat important)
There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
There is no rel prev meta tag on this page.
Domain
(Somewhat important)
The domain is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
Page URL
(Somewhat important)
No parameters were found in the URL.
No session ID was found in the URL.
The URL does not have too many subdirectories.
Charset encoding
(Somewhat important)
The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
Doctype
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
Favicon
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

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robotsindex, follow, max-image-preview:large, max-snippet:-1, max-video-preview:-1
descriptionUC Berkeley pushes the boundaries of knowledge, challenges convention and expands opportunity to create the leaders of tomorrow.
article:modified_time2023-01-17T23:18:35+00:00
langen-us
twitter:cardsummary_large_image
og:localeen_US
og:typewebsite
og:titleHome - University of California, Berkeley
og:descriptionUC Berkeley pushes the boundaries of knowledge, challenges convention and expands opportunity to create the leaders of tomorrow.
og:urlhttps://www.berkeley.edu/
og:site_nameUniversity of California, Berkeley
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
There are only 485 words on this page. Good pages should have about 800 words of useful content.
29.7% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
5 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 20.56 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 11 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 10 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
11 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
Social Networks
(Nice to have)
There are only a few social sharing widgets on the page. Make your website popular in social networks with social sharing widgets.
Additional markup
(Nice to have)
No additional page markup was found.
HTTPS
(Somewhat important)
This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
.../berkeleygateway/img/logo-ucberkeley.pngUniversity of California, Berkeley logo
...leygateway/img/logo-ucberkeley-white.pngUniversity of California, Berkeley logo
...nt/uploads/2021/02/about-megamenu-ez.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...loads/2021/02/admissions-megamenu-ez.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...loads/2021/02/academics-megamenu-ez-.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...uploads/2021/02/research-megamenu-ez.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...ntent/uploads/2021/02/megamenu-ez468.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...ploads/2023/01/comparion-edited750px.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...ate_return_to_class_aug2021_1200x800.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...uploads/2023/01/women_sorting_onions.gifNo alt attribute provided
...ntent/uploads/2023/01/Sierra-Edd-750.jpgNo alt attribute provided
.../2023/01/ammoniaproductionplant750px.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...ent/uploads/2018/12/Carol-Christ-750.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...leygateway/img/logo-ucberkeley-white.pngUniversity of California, Berkeley

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
University of California, Berkeley logo
Too many H1 headings
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 University of California, Berkeley logo
H1 University of California, Berkeley logo Duplicate text
H2 Notice -
H2 Year in review
H3 EVENTS
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (63) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.berkeley.edu/Anchor Skip to content
https://www.berkeley.edu/Anchor Skip to main menu
https://www.berkeley.edu/Anchor Text duplicate Skip to main menu
https://coronavirus.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain campus coronavirus site
/students/Students
/faculty-staff/Faculty & Staff
https://calparents.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Parents
https://alumni-friends.berkele...External Subdomain Alumni
http://give.berkeley.edu/?sc=1...External Subdomain Give
https://www.berkeley.edu/map/Map
/directory/Directory
https://bconnected.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain bConnected
https://news.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain News
https://www.berkeley.edu/IMG-ALT University of California, Berkeley logo
https://www.berkeley.edu/Text duplicate IMG-ALT University of California, Berkeley logo
https://www.berkeley.edu/map/Text duplicate Map
/directory/Text duplicate Directory
https://bconnected.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate bConnected
https://news.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate News
https://www.berkeley.edu/about/About Overview
/about/by-the-numbers/By the numbers
/about/history-discoveries/History & discoveries
/about/traditions/Traditions
/about/experience-berkeley/Experience Berkeley
https://visit.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Visit
/about/leadership/Leadership
/admissions/Admissions Overview
https://admissions.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Undergraduate
https://grad.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Graduate
https://financialaid.berkeley....External Subdomain Financial aid
https://registrar.berkeley.edu...External Subdomain Tuition
https://extension.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain UC Berkeley Extension
https://summer.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Summer sessions
https://studyabroad.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Study abroad
/academics/Academics Overview
/academics/schools-colleges/Schools & colleges
/atoz/dept/Academic departments & programs
http://guide.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Class schedule & courses
/academics/advising-tutoring/Advising & tutoring
https://vcresearch.berkeley.ed...External Subdomain Faculty profiles
http://guide.berkeley.edu/acad...External Subdomain Academic calendar
/research/Research Overview
https://vcresearch.berkeley.ed...External Subdomain Research programs
https://www.lib.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Libraries
https://www.escholarship.org/u...External Publications
/research/museums-and-collecti...Museums and collections
https://research.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Undergraduate research
/campus-life/Campus Life Overview
/campus-life/events-attractions/Events & attractions
https://recsports.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Recreational Sports
https://calbears.com/External Cal Athletics
/campus-life/housing-dining/Housing & dining
/campus-life/student-organizat...Student organizations
/campus-life/health-safety/Health & safety
/students/Text duplicate Students
/faculty-staff/Text duplicate Faculty & Staff
https://calparents.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Parents
https://alumni-friends.berkele...External Subdomain Text duplicate Alumni
http://give.berkeley.edu/?sc=1...External Subdomain Text duplicate Give
https://news.berkeley.edu/2022...External Subdomain Year in review 2022 was a year of speaking out and looking ahead at UC Berkeley
https://news.berkeley.edu/2023...External Subdomain Speciesism, like racism, imperils humanity and the planet
https://news.berkeley.edu/2023...External Subdomain How UC Berkeley is moving beyond the strike
https://events.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain EVENTS
https://events.berkeley.edu/?e...External Subdomain Lecture: Ethnography at the Edges of a Concept: From Groundwater to Aquifers in Costa Rica
https://events.berkeley.edu/?e...External Subdomain Exhibit: Fluxus Reverb: Events, Scores, Boxes and More
https://events.berkeley.edu/?e...External Subdomain Exhibit: Visualizing Place Maps from The Bancroft Collection
https://events.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain MORE EVENTS
https://news.berkeley.edu/2023...External Subdomain Among less-educated young workers, women and Black men are paid far less
https://news.berkeley.edu/2023...External Subdomain ‘Regardless of where I am in the world, Diné Asdzáán Nishłí (I am a Diné woman)’
https://news.berkeley.edu/2023...External Subdomain A big step toward ‘green’ ammonia and a ‘greener’ fertilizer
https://news.berkeley.edu/2022...External Subdomain Lots to celebrate, lots to work on, Carol Christ says in semesterly update
https://www.twitter.com/UCBerk...External @UCBerkeley
https://twitter.com/CalAthleticsNew window External @CalAthletics
https://twitter.com/search?q=#...New window External #GoBears
https://t.co/5LPD62xJrsNew window External URL anchor text
https://t.co/5LPD62xJrs
https://blogs.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain The Berkeley Blog
https://blogs.berkeley.edu/202...External Subdomain California Takes a First Step Towards Worker Data Rights
https://www.berkeley.edu/IMG-ALT University of California, Berkeley
http://www.facebook.com/UCBerk...New window External Facebook
A-TITLE Facebook
https://twitter.com/UCBerkeleyNew window External Twitter
A-TITLE Twitter
https://www.youtube.com/channe...New window External YouTube
A-TITLE Youtube
http://instagram.com/ucberkele...New window External Instagram
A-TITLE Instagram
https://medium.com/@UCBerkeleyNew window External Medium
A-TITLE Medium
https://visit.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Visit
https://www.berkeley.edu/jobs/Jobs
https://news.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate News
https://blogs.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Blog
https://events.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Events
https://give.berkeley.edu/?sc=...External Subdomain Text duplicate Give
https://library.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Libraries
https://www.calbears.com/External Text duplicate Cal Athletics
https://diversity.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Equity, Inclusion & Diversity
https://vcue.berkeley.edu/comm...External Subdomain Accreditation
https://light.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Light the Way
/heerf-report/HEERF Report
https://ophd.berkeley.edu/poli...External Subdomain Nondiscrimination
https://www.berkeley.edu/atoz/Websites A-Z
/directory/Text duplicate Directory
https://www.berkeley.edu/map/Text duplicate Map
/contact-us/Contact Us
/privacy-policy/Privacy policy
https://dac.berkeley.edu/web-a...External Subdomain Accessibility

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This page redirects to "https://www.berkeley.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This page uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.87 seconds is longer than the recommended limit of 0.4 seconds. A high response time unnecessarily slows down search engine crawling and results in bad user experience as well.
This page loads 7 CSS files. This may affect the page load time negatively.
This page loads 11 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (51 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateThu, 19 Jan 2023 17:20:33 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
transfer-encodingchunked
connectionkeep-alive
varyAccept-Encoding
link<https://www.berkeley.edu/wp-json/>; rel="https://api.w.org/"
x-powered-byWP Engine
x-cacheablebot
cache-controlmax-age=10800, must-revalidate
x-cacheHIT: 461
x-cache-groupbot
cf-cache-statusDYNAMIC
servercloudflare
cf-ray78c13ddf6c1bc22d-VIE
content-encodinggzip
alt-svch3=":443"; ma=86400, h3-29=":443"; ma=86400
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Nice to have)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
This page is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This page has backlinks from 225,030 referring domains.
This page has 56,795,894 backlinks.
This page has backlinks from 131,713 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
The page has 14205 shares, comments and likes on Facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

# START YOAST BLOCK
# ---------------------------
User-agent: *
Disallow:

Sitemap: https://www.berkeley.edu/sitemap_index.xml
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# END YOAST BLOCK

Search preview

www.berkeley.edu
Home - University of California, Berkeley
UC Berkeley pushes the boundaries of knowledge, challenges convention and expands opportunity to create the leaders of tomorrow.

Most important keywords

Following keywords were found. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

KeywordResultRecheck
Berkeley92%Check
UC Berkeley71%Check
California68%Check
create46%Check
challenges46%Check
Events38%Check
Year38%Check
Notice38%Check
research36%Check
academic36%Check

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